7 best Nigerian hair weaving styles

The Nigerian hair weaving styles have made a comeback over the past few years in Nigeria. The styles not only create a stunning, exciting look for you but also make it way neater and more genuine to mix with the outfits. If you are looking for some ideas of weaving hairstyles, do not go anywhere else because this article is going to show you some.

All back cornrows – one of the Nigerian weaving styles

All back cornrows – one of the Nigerian weaving styles
All back cornrows – one of the Nigerian weaving styles

This style is pretty simple. The hair will be divided into small sections and you start braiding from the front part to the back part. All sections of the hair will be made into a big bun on the nape. You can make this style with your own natural hair if it is thick and long enough. Besides, you can add hair extensions into sections so that they are longer and thicker, which are easier to braid.

Shuku weaving style

Shuku weaving style
Shuku weaving style

 

To make this style, you need to braid the hair from the lower part upwards to the top of the head. Then, you make a big bun at the top of the head to finish it. This shuku style is popular not only in Nigeria but also in the mainstream America.

Single braids – one of the Nigerian hair weaving styles

Depending on the density of your hair, you can choose braiding with hair extensions or with hair extensions. If your hair thick and long enough, you can braid only natural hair and it takes about an hour to finish. When you braid with hair extensions, it might take a couple of hours to finish all the braiding lines.

Single braids – one of the Nigerian hair weaving styles
Single braids – one of the Nigerian hair weaving styles

Goddess weaving style

This style looks like a crown, so it is also called as crown weaving style. You can start braiding from the front part or back part of your hair, it does not matter. Just make sure the final result must look like a circle crown. You can also make it more exciting by making a smaller crown and make a few single braids at the back side of your hair.

Goddess weaving style
Goddess weaving style

Pigtails braiding style

Pigtails braiding style
Pigtails braiding style

This hairstyle is very convenient and suitable for outdoor activities and when you have errands to do. It is pretty simple in the making, though. From the middle part of your head, divide your hair into two parts. Start braiding from the front head until you finish the hair lines. You can add hair extensions for bigger and longer braids, too. 

Zigzag Weaves

Zigzag Weaves
Zigzag Weaves

This zigzag style is the more creative version of the classic cornrows style. Instead of making the straight lines like the cornrows, in this style, you make some zigzag curves to make it more impressive. You can add hair extensions or colorful ribbons while braiding to make it look better. It really makes your hair neat and convenient for activities.

Half Braided Updo

Half Braided Updo
Half Braided Updo

This half updo will make it more creative and newer for your braid hairstyle. Instead of making the big bun at the top of your head, you can let half of your hair down. You can also make small weaving lines stand between the bigger lines in the front part like in the picture to have a more innovative style. Hair extensions can be added if you want.

These are the 7 ultimate Nigerian hair weaving styles which are popular not only in Nigeria but also other Africa countries and the US. While it is believed to fit the hair of black women the most, Asian girls and white girls can look awesome with these styles, too. In case you need hair extensions for adding in the braids, you know that Be9hair is always ready to support you.

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